Preschool Clayday: Preschoolers will have fun as they squish, mold, and roll clay into their own creations. We’ll learn how different cultures used and decorated clay. Did you know people make clay you can eat? Saturday, March 8, 10-10:45, please RSVP 24 hours in advance. More here.
Coming Soon: Frozen (PG) in 2D & 3D! More information and a trailer here.
Bugs & Botanicals. Superheroes & Space Camp. Messy Art, Machines, & Motors. This summer, get up close with art, science, and history! Registration for SummerFun classes is now open for Members. Non-Members can register beginning March 18. Get a complete class list here.
Join us each month for this evening of special prices, programs, and pizza! Check out our Juxtaposition program for adults and drop off your kids ages 4+ at Jr. Juxta. Pay What You Can (PWYC) Museum admission from 5:00-8:00, and the 6:00 large-format film is just $5. Grab a group of family or friends and join us. This is a terrific value! Next 3rd Friday: March 21, more here.
Arctic Wings: Miracle of Migration will be on display at Hastings Museum through March 23. The exhibit of 25 large-format color photographs explores the phenomenon of bird migration to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a region that is environmentally crucial to the survival of more than 190 bird species. Don’t miss these photos. More here!
In the Planetarium: Dawn of the Space Age re-lives the excitement of the early days of space exploration and chronicles the major milestones of the space age. From the historic launch of the first artificial satellite and the thrilling first spacewalk, to the recent privately operated space flights, get immersed in this reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Details here.
Now Showing: Space Junk 3D! Fifty years after launching our dreams into space, we’re left with a troubling legacy: a growing ring of debris orbiting the earth. Journey 22,000 miles into space for an up-close look at the problem and possible solutions. More information and an amazing trailer here. For Showtimes see the Today at the Museum tab, far right.
Ends Soon! Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom! Embark on an epic journey in the most spectacular wildlife sanctuary on earth. Discover the region’s famous fauna in their natural habitat, including the Big Five―lions, leopards, elephants, black rhinos, and Cape buffalo―as well as hippos, cheetahs, and giraffes. Amazing up-close footage! More information here.